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Nov 22, 2013 8:30pm PST
the other ones diplomat has stressed its kind people not easy and this takes part in talks over north korea's new developments as well as the day's income than sharp and ready to scrap any of the weapons. the special representative for north korea policy demand davies could this help your income declined to attend on its own on friday. he has expressed strong discontent that the north's officials he said he failed to show they're serious about making concessions. we call on north korea. to move meaningfully in the direction of the demands that have been made by the international community to give up its nuclear weapons shortly we had a good discussion. this is part of the ongoing negotiation process among six countries north korea is denuclearization. moreover china's new carnival and worked our way to test the six party talks in beijing. great to put more pressure on the north. if he is don't take action. davies plastic course meet with japan and south korea as palestine and to keep the pressure on them. a lawyer and kim and ryan to expect says he's concerned about the japanese government
Nov 21, 2013 7:00am PST
quote and a better man for all of you. >>> an elderly american tourist being held by north korea. meryl newman is an 85-year-old korean war veteran. >>> jumbo jet is stuck at wichita's airport. apparently it's too big for the runway. >>> i lost my mind. i banged the stable and stormed out of the room. >> alex rodriguez stormed out of his arbitration calling it a farce. >> bud selig did not have to testify. >> 100% dispersonal. that's a hell of a trophy. >>> u.s. military appears one step closer to having american troops in afghanistan beyond the end of next year. >>> japan is growing, literally.
Nov 22, 2013 10:00am PST
the evening. yours. the is the national broadcaster for tomorrow's third anniversary of north korea's attack dog and the elite military forces for joint exercises. in twenty eighteen to his new fighter jets will start rolling it back to the government today confirmed the border from lockheed martin's f thirty five a series. then trying to wrap up their eighth round of retreat on sweater progress was made on exchanging a list of don'ts that its export items on sundays to get them primetime years it's friday november twenty second curing realized from small time went into filling in for you she had from when they do so much for joining us. after a long series of starts and stops the south korean government has made its decision on the country's next generation of fighter jets which come with the advanced stealth technology. according to authorities in new aircraft will be pivotal in the defense system against north korea's growing nuclear threat. kinsey and starts to stop. korea's joint chiefs of staff said friday it will be purchased on e marked at thirty by a stealth fighters as par
Nov 20, 2013 10:00am PST
the second is that governments north korea policy came into question if we label the international community sanctions on iran as one hundred its sanctions on north korea come only to a level of ten. are you aware of this i am all and that there have been questions about the effectiveness of the sanctions. lawmakers from all sin of the ruling party also raise concerns that not all countries concerned are on the same age in terms of pestering them yet. when it comes to north korea sanctions the us is rather passive as its china since washington is our ally you can persuade them that but how are you going to drop cooperation from beijing when pressed on truckin and visit china this summer the two leaders so i need to lie in many areas. seoul and beijing a working closely together the effectiveness of the pot administration's frost park he says was also called into question. prime minister told no one said he believes the subtle improvements in the north south relations will be seen sitting as a result of the policy. you guys i think north korea not on things. it is that it will get a trim as i
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Nov 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
of a plane in north korea and is being held against his will. >>> and a volcanic eruption creates an island in japan. ♪ >>> we begin on capital hill where there is renewed talk o triggers the so-called nuclear option. harry reid now moving to change filibuster rules. democrats want their revised to get several of president obama's judicial contaminations moving forward. >> dell, republicans block these nominations, and democrats are furious. they say they are non-controversial amroi non-controversial -- appointments. take a listen to senator reid. >> during this congress, the 113th congress, the united states has wasted an unprecedented amount of time on procedural hurdles and partisan obstruction. as a result, the work of this country goes undone. congress should be passing legislation that strengthens our economy, protects american families. instead we're burning wasted hours and wasted days between filibusters. >> so the nuclear option means it would take the simple majority to overcome this filibuster threat. you think about senator rand paul doing a marathon talk session on the senat
Nov 28, 2013 5:00am PST
'll soon be back around a table. the six-party talks on north korea's nuclear program have been stalled for about five years. chinese leaders support the north koreans politically and economically, but they chair the talks and act as a go-between for negotiators from the u.s., japan, south korea and russia. they all want the north koreans to denuke rise. lately the chinese have been hinting that negotiators may restart their discussions soon. >> translator: i'm confident the talks will resume. >> the chair of the talks has made frequent trips to north korea and the u.s. he and his colleagues had taken the same position as the north koreans that the talks should resume with no conditions. now the chinese have agreed to impose some preconditions. negotiators from the u.s., japan and south korea have made their positions on the nuclear program clear. they say the north koreans must take concrete steps towards denuclearization if they want to resume talks. now a senior official in the south korean government has suggested the north koreans may be willing to move from their position. profess
Nov 14, 2013 10:00am PST
north korea. expectations are high for a brighter new era for inter korean economic relations the presidential office correspondence was into tells us to the sea is putting its ties with north korea may have been planted a south korean consortium comprising have ralph possibility hand in marriage or read a sneaky brand latitude ninety six billion dollars of their project costs at a railway project for roughly half a fresh seven percent share in the project. the decision is yet to be made on whether the south korean entities will actually enjoy the project. but if the two government officials and experts say the project cut for percent away al for stalled inter korean economic cooperation. economic coopeperation between the two koreas has had to stand still with the exception of banter korean presidential complex after the south korean care for men and those sanctions on north in two thousand ten the so called mi twenty four sanctions the end the trade in the spat with the north all i can get his attack on a south korean warship analysts say the company's participation in the
Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
all the signs out but no one was hurt. >>> a south bay man is detained in north korea with no explanation for why. this is the 85-year-old. we were told he was on a plane ready to leave from north korea when authorities took him into custody. ktvu's robert handa is live where he talked to his friends and made contact with his travel partner. >> reporter: there is a lot of anxiety where the man lives. people here are still trying to find out what happened totheir friend -- to their friend. >> reporter: a retirement community. he has lived here with his wife since 2011. in september he took a trip to north korea. >> reporter: was he excited? >> yeah. he had been in the military in korea. >> reporter: what was the intent of the trip? >> to have a vacation. >> reporter: he was traveling with another man but the two were removed from a return flight october 26. he came home later alone. >> bob didn't say anything other than they pulled him off the plane. and no explanation. >> reporter: still to this point no explanation? >> no explanation. >> reporter: we reached out to hi
Nov 21, 2013 5:00am PST
reportedly detained over north korea while visiting the country. he is a korean war net ran on his way back when his trip took a turn for the worse. marla has reaction from his family and the state department. >> the son of 85-year-old merrill neuman says his father was on a plane in north korea ready to get back to his wife in palo alto where he lives when a uniformed north korean officer asked to see his passport and pulled him off the plane. this is almost a month ago on october 26. here's a look at merrill neuman who lives in a retirement community near downtown baltimoreo. reportedly in mid october neuman and a friend went on a trip with a tour group from beijing. his son says everything was going well until neuman, a veteran of the korean war started talking about the war. it was then he was taken into custody. i'm saying reportedly and allegedly. north korea has not confirmed his detainment and neither has the state department. the state department acknowledges it is aware of reports that a u.s. citizen has been detained. we spoke to a professor who specializes in asian pacific forei
Nov 21, 2013 11:00am PST
confirming at this hour that an 58-year-old man from palo alto has been detained over north korea for the last month, but that man's son, hes, his father was questioned by north korean officials about his military service during the korean war right before he was taken into custody. nbc bay area's union is yune has more from beige. >> merrill newman is known by his friends to travel to far-flung parts of the globe, but last month the korean war veteran visited the secret secretive state of north korea and hasn't been heard from since. 58-year-old merrill newman was traveling with a friend on a tour of north korea. his son says the two were there legally as tourists. five minutes before departing back, his family says newman was taken off the plane. north korean authorities haven't confirmed their holding newman, but fp true, he would be the second american hung in pyongyang after missionary kenneth bay, an unwelcome back drop for america's special envoy to north korea, now in asia, to stall relations with the communist state. >> how do you think this will impact your ability to re
Nov 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
of weapons was discovered from a cargo ship bound for north korea and cuba. un security council resolutions down arms exports to north korea. lolx nevada. our country is in a position to cooperate with the un investigation into the incident. a good thing it is full of awesome. we just dispense to suggest that north korea had violated un resolutions. japan's prime minister has taken a stand in the latest silk driving vehicles are now designed to help avoid a traffic accident and make a brooch stay. high tech automobiles developed by toyota honda and nissan will upgrade to the prime minister's office some sort of way. the shoes off and was briefed about how old gold cameras and radar systems controlled vehicles on the road remained a safe distance the pot . they enjoyed being a passenger as he was driven over on the diet building. lake is fully open late and writing systems enable the vehicle to accelerate bright and even taught comments lol. called the ring of avoiding obstacles and changing lanes all done safely. officials from the economy trade and industry ministry said. this is the first
Nov 28, 2013 10:00am PST
as a model for north korea for more on the momentum of the rhine plo and its implications on the korean peninsula the brain doctors to temple and director of the sun knew their policy and technology center at the aspen institute for policy studies of them to proper thing to do so having so dr shin how do you think the north korean leadership responded to the latest iran nuclear deal why should an austrian leave this might not be affected by the us and eu because they make the very nature of the nuclear crisis from your friend in north korea are quite different with each other. so north korea always considered nuclear weapons test the safety device. for its pristine survivors. so he will not might mean give up nuclear weapons programs in the moma. it seems that the us is in a position to focus more on that north korea issue. could this move things along the long stalled the diplomatic procedures but that number. for the time being i don't think so because split at the moment as you already know the agreement between the five minus one in your brown. just last frost just six points to thi
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Nov 24, 2013 7:00am PST
with north korea in 2005, this agreement has made the world a much more dangerous place. >> let me be crystal clear to israel, to our other friends in the region, to any neighbor who feels threatened, that the next step requires proof certain, a f fail-safe set of steps which eliminate the current prospect of a breakout and creation of a nuclear weapon. >> here's what the deal includes. it halts construction of the arak heavy-water reactor, a second track to a bomb. it neutralizes iran's stockpile of uranium refined to a concentration of 20%. it suspended enrichment above a purity of 5% for six months. they agree not to add any additional centrifuges. it allows daily, iaea inspections. it doesn't require them to ship their stockpile of uranium out of the country. iran's president praised the deal. iran does not give up its ability to enrich uranium. they will receive about $7 billion in sanctions relief in the next six months. it will receive $4.2 billion in frozen funds from oil sales. nearly $100 million remains frozen, however. republicans on the senate foreign relations committee such as
Nov 4, 2013 2:30pm PST
. president began by discussing north korea's nuclear program. heard time trust is and again from the mouth of south korea's president. she uses it to describe her domestic goals, foreign relationships, and her policy toward pyongyang. her departure for europe, she told the bbc that it is hard to trust the north korean leader, because he did not honor his promises, but that any provocation by pyongyang would carry a huge price tag, and her country would never accept a nuclear-armed north korea. >> we cannot repeat the vicious cycle of the past, where north korea's nuclear threats and provocations were met with and then followed by renewed provocations and threats. otherwise, north korea will continue to further advance its nuclear capability, and will come to a point where this situation will be even harder to crack. we will not be talking about whether north korea should or should not possess nuclear weapons. but their demands will creep to such an extent that they will be calling for arms reduction or arms talks. and it will be more difficult to deal with this issue. >> after decades of f
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 2:00am EST
in the country. >> an 85-year-old u.s. war veteran detained in north korea. he is a tourist, not threat. >> the president has been shot, they are bringing him to the emergency rooms >> two surgeons called in to save president kennedy's life - a moment, 20 years ago, that changed the course of history. . >>> welcome to al jazeera america. an historic turning point in the decade-long debate about the filibuster rule. in a power play senate democrats pushed the button on the nuclear option. majority leader harry reid triggered the role change. more from the white house on the controversial change. >> the senate likes to call itself the world's greatest body. after changing a 100-year-old rule that governed the rule around filibuster, the chamber is in fear of a meltdown. president obama heralded the change. >> people should vote their conscience, on behalf of their constituents. they should vote. that's what they are there to do. >> the president accused the republicans of abusing senate rules. >> a determined effort to obstruct everything, no matter what the merits to refight an election
Nov 25, 2013 10:00am PST
standoff took the how the world is reacting to the wet bar complete with hats and patients for north korea's nuclear ambitions the stores and more next time tightly. welcome to prime time news it's monday november twenty fifth year in korea one from full minute to hang them from limping so much for joining us. we begin this evening with president fox reaction to pro north korea remarks by a group of catholic priests over the weekend. the korean leader said that she will tolerating condone any attempts to cause social conflict in the country and uses presidential office correspondents are going to reports. recent remarks by priests from a leftist camp the crew that seemingly justified north korea shelling it get to the island three years ago. coffee attention of president packing an extra spot to give up that day but the warning to whom one that the teaching time don't they get in local currencies in the beginning you can be honey you don't at least don't walk will keep out of town and commune kicking game to me that question respect and shared that the catholic priests association for just
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
community than north korea. and the agreements with the six-party talk were able to postpone it, but ultimately not being able to prevent it. what is difference with iran? >> you really put the finger on it. with north korea we also tried to layout a future in which they would some how be integrated with the international community. we laid out some of this in our joint statement back in 2005, but it was never clear that this is really what the north korean leadership wanted. whereas in sharp contrast there are many people in iran, young people, and other people, who would very much like to see this integration take place. there is more hope on the iran side than the north korea side. what failed in north korea they never gave us the capacity to really verify the agreement. they gave us capacity to verify the graphite moderator reactor, but frankly, we could do that from outer space. they did not allow us into undeclared sites, with that we could not continue. i think uranium enrichment is really key in iran. it's going to be tough to do this verification, but i think at least w
Nov 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
, a grandfather detained on a tourist flight to north korea. >>> and the final journey for jfk. and jackie kennedy. the trip to texas that started 50 years ago today. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. flying on planes in this country may never be the same again. the federal communications commission is considering allowing the use of cell phones on planes above 10,000 feet. it is safe to anticipate passenger opinions may be split on this between those who want to talk and need to talk and those who don't necessarily need to hear the intricate details of their lives, say, all the way from new york to los angeles. while it's early yet in this process, the new head of the fcc said this is just keeping up with the times. he says they're reviewing their outdated and restricted rules. the story where we begin tonight is with nbc's tom costello. he's at national airport in washington. tom, good evening. >> reporter: good evening. this is still far from reality, but it could be soon you'll be able to hear everything your seatmate says, in fact, everybody on the plane says the length of your ent
Nov 30, 2013 10:00am PST
hostage in north korea. details on his suspicious confession, next. >>> at least eight people have died after a police helicopter crashed into a pub in scotland. the pub was packed with a concert when part of the roof came down. three victims were on the helicopter and the other five inside the pub. more than 30 people were rushed to hospitals, and police say about 14 are still there seriously injured. richard quest has the latest from glasgow. >> reporter: miguel, according to one of scotland's most senior politicians, this was the news they had been dreading but expecting. having spent most of the day with only one person confirmed dead, everybody knew that the number of fatalities would rise, and now they're saying eight people perished last night. nor are they able to say whether that is the final total because, as the head of police scotland put it, the helicopter is in the middle of the building, and until they can remove it, they don't really know what's underneath. removing the helicopter will be an extremely difficult, complex, and intricate operation. the building is unstable,
Nov 22, 2013 9:00am PST
anniversary of the north bank of the border island in the snow the government leaders in south korea have come up with a huge bandage to counter their country's low birthrate and it involves order negotiators from iran and six world powers are struggling over how to put limits on the to ring in nuclear program they enter the last day of their three day meeting in geneva. their stock on whether the iranians might suspend some nuclear activities in exchange for a reduction of sanctions european union foreign policy chief catherine ashton his court in any contacts with the iranian side the setting up meetings with negotiators from the united states russia china france britain and germany. he's working with iranian foreign minister mohammad job i'm sorry to try to close some gaps. iranian deputy foreign minister abbas iraq she said after the second day that the negotiators and work through some details. but major differences remain the iranians have demanded that the major powers recognize their right to enrich uranium. with their counterparts here enriching uranium beyond a certain level of purit
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
can deter and fully answer north korea's provocations. with australia we are bringing our military's closer by rotating marines through darwin and deepening cooperation in newer areas like missile defense and space and cybersecurity. and we are doing more with thailand and the philippines to address maritime security and disaster response. to diversify the network of security relationships in the region, we are strengthening trilateral cooperation with our allies and security partners and encouraging them to cooperate more closely among themselves. when it comes to china, we seek to operationalize a new model of major power relations. that means managing inevitable competition while forging deeper cooperation on issues where our interests converge. in asia and beyond. we both seek the denuclearization of the korean peninsula, a peaceful resolution to the iranian nuclear crisis, a stable and secure afghanistan and in end to conflict in the sudan. there are opportunities for us to take concerted action to bolster peace and development in places like sub-saharan africa where sustainab
Nov 21, 2013 4:30am PST
detained in north korea for three weeks. kpix 5's betty yu got reaction from some of merrill newman's friends. >> reporter: it's been more than three weeks since anyone has heard from 85 korean war veteran merrill newman, the world traveler detained in north korea at the end of a sightseeing trip taking off his flight home to palo alto. >> i feel like it's a bad movie or something. i -- i still can't believe and we've known for quite a while that it's real. i just feel he is the easiest man to talk to and the nicest and i just can't believe this could happen. >> reporter: long-time neighbors and friends marilyn and james coughlin know newman to be adventurous. they can't make sense of his detainment. >> and old retired guy, i mean, what's the threat exactly? >> reporter: daniel snyder a north korean expert at stanford is also looking for answers. >> this is, unfortunately, a kind of barbaric behavior on the part of the north koreans. you have to wonder why this happens. >> reporter: newman's son told anderson cooper tonight that the day before his flight his father met with north ko
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> and after the break new details about that 85-year-old bay area man detained in north korea. the conversation that may have gotten him in trouble with north korean authorities. when it's time to talk business security, talk to the leader. tyco integrated security. we'll create a solution customized just for you. and you can manage it all right from the palm of your hand. tyco integrated security. safer. smarter. tyco. >>> new developments now in the case of a man being detained in north korea. the state department won't confirm that he is being held but they say the united states is working with the swedish embassy and china to resolve the issue. >> north korea could send a different signal. it is a matter of some wonderment they haven't yet moved on that. >> he is the second american being held in north korea. he was arrested last year and ceptanced to 15 years -- sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. his son says his father had all the proper visas to his visit to north korea but authorities escsorted him off the plane -- escorted him off the plane after he discussed his
Nov 21, 2013 6:00am PST
>> and an 85-year-old war veteran from palo alto detained over north korea. why his friends say this is a big misunderstanding. >> verify. you're on the ground. >> we think so. >> plus, a jumbo jet on a runway too small for takeoff. new details about the midair mistake next. >> count on flight delays out of sfo with thick low clouds developing. we're picking up showers on the radar, mostly in the east bay. all of this is pushing to the south. we're going to track these showers to your doorstep and let you know about fierce wind headed our way in the full forecast. >> i'm watching the commute as it's building quickly. the east bay, a new crash at university avenue and in the south bay a new crash as well as the rain is coming in. >> and come rain or shine, or dark of dawn, the bay bridge will always be there for us. illuminated for us to check things out. a little traffic flowing this morning. we're creeping closer to the weekend. it is thursday, november 21st, this is "today in the bay." >>> a very good thursday morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >>
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am EDT
the situation in north korea very well. if and when the iaea returns what would be the verification approach given that continuity of knowledge has been lost? what is safeguarded inspection be enough? would you return to north korea with additional tools for protocol for a wider inspection? >> according to the united nations, north korea has to implement all iaea safeguards. the reality is that north korea has declared to have withdrawn from the treaty. there are some arguments. the reality is north korea is not acting as a member of the mpt. it is it is clear that north korea has withdrawn from the iaea and north korea's not a member of the iaea. so in order to do any activities in north korea, we need the first political agreement among major states, and we need consent from the board of governors of the iaea. what can we do with respect to north korea? i think the first step we can take is a small step. perhaps we can send back our inspectors to where there exists a nuclear facility. it would just be a small step, but i think it would allow for a meeting. when we had our inspector up ther
Nov 30, 2013 3:00pm PST
start with north korea. a plea from the white house, a requestions to release american detainees. an american veteran who served during the korean war apologizing to killing troops and civilians during the war. according to his family, he was detained while on a ten-day tour of north korea in october. the white house response says given his advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman to he can return home and reunite with his family. the white house also urged them to release kenneth bay, another american held in the country for more than a year. let me bring in carl on the phone in tokyo. do we know if newman has had any contact with western officials? >> caller: we do. in fact, we understand from the state department that on saturday a swedish diplomat did visit newman. we haven't had word about the state of his health right now but certainly that swedish diplomats had access. u.s. diplomats can't meet because north korea and the u.s. don't have diplomatic ties. when one looks at the video where he reads his confession, he looks in reasonable heal
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 11:00am EST
of their country. north korea releases video of an 85-year-old's alleged apology to that nation. and the president promised to have the affordable healthcare website working properly for most people. >> jaar's civil wars are forcing refugees to other countries. the united nations estimate 2.2 million people have fled syria and taken up refugee in other countries. more than a third of them are in lebanon. many are in camps such as one al jazeera visited. >> reporter: we're at a tented settlement in lebanon. they dot the landscape along the border are syria. people live in miserable conditions and they may be safe, they no longer have to face the violence in syria but we're warning of the danger to come, and that is the cold. in this region temperatures drop below zero and you can see people barely have anything. the grouped is all--the ground is all mud and the plastic sheetings do not provide shelter when the rain starts. just look around. just a few weeks ago there was rain and the whole area was flooded. people are worried. they're calling on the international community to help them. but the int
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 2:00am EST
in north korea. and kennedy, the moment in dallas that changed history. >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford live in new york. the possibility of a deal on iran's nuclear program is on the agenda again. this time straight-john kerry is travelling to geneva at this -- secretary of state john kerry is travelling to geneva hoping to boost talks between iran and six powers. negotiators have been working since thursday trying to hammer out a deal. the talks were scheduled to end friday. they were extended ahead hopes of a breakthrough. >> for 10 years iran admitted to building vast infrastructure. it could be for peaceful energy, but could create components of nuclear weapons. today iran is being convinced to give up the capacity to make a bomb. >> it is the president's poll say that iran not make a nuclear weapon. >> think of making bomb like tea, right now they are brewing uranium. the brew would be lighter, just 5%ful the deal stopping construction of iran's plutonium plant, allowing u.n. inspectors more access. >> we need iran to provide complete and utter reassura
Nov 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
story that's making headlines around the world. a palo alto man reportedly detained in north korea right now. what are you neighbors saying tonight? >> reporter: good evening. neighbors, most of them avoided media today at channing house, this retirement community where newman and his wife live. management is telling people not to comment on the situation. >> i was shocked and very hopeful that things will work out. >> reporter: the woman just leaving the channing house didn't want to show her voice nor give her name, but she did give us the impressions of the man. >> he had a marvelous sense of humor. he was always concerned for other people and is just a wonderful guy. >> reporter: north korean authorities took him off a plane just minutes before it was set to head back to the u.s. october 26th. everything had been going well on the trip, until his father discussed the korean war with his tour guide and another north korean. he would be the second american being held after kenneth bay who has been held over there for a year now sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. >> they are not takin
Nov 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
an 85-year-old man merrill newman from california who is being held in north korea. a month ago, newman, a tourist, was pulled from a plane on the runway just before headeg home from north korea. as terrell brown reports, his family still has no idea wheny he's been detained or when he might be released. >> reporter: merrill newman is 85 years old with a heart condition. his son, jeff, says it's been more than three weeks since anyone has heard from him. >> we've been in regular contact with the state department since the beginning of the detention, but we don't have any new information. >> reporter: newman, a korean war veteran, went to the country on a cite seeing tour with a friend last month. he was arrested after boarding his flight home to pal bradshaw, california. robert carlin is a cbs news analyst. >> why they would hold an american citizen at exactly the time they're trying to get more tourists into the country seems to me a little odd. >> reporter: korean war veterans and tourists have been traveling to north korea in recent years without incident, but newman reportedly had a
Nov 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
captive in north korea. >>> and 100 days is almost up. the name of the national zoo's baby panda is about to be revealed. helicopter crash in scotland is climbing. the police chopper crashed last night onto the roof of a crowded pub in glasgow, killing eight people, three in the helicopter and five inside the bar. police say 32 other people were hurt. they don't know for sure if there are more victims in the building until the helicopter wreckage is removed. and that process could take days. >>> right now, the white house is calling for the release of an 85-year-old american who is a korean war veteran and he's been held captive in north korea for more than a month. this comes just hours after north korea released a video of 85-year-old merrill newman apologizing for his alleged crimes. he was detained in late october. he was taken off a plane just as he was about to leave pyongyang. north korea says new man apologized for crimes during the korean war and for "hostile acts," against the state during the recent trip. well, north korea has a history of releasing videos of detainees who are
Nov 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
-- north korea agreement said it could delay inspections. some politicians in south korea criticized the accord said they were afraid they bought secrecy and reprocessed enough plutonium. the energy agency says it needs to inspect two nuclear waste dumps to be able to answer the question. north korea has never conceded the existence of the dumps. it would be the interest of all concerned that a long delay. but we are better with the agreement than with none at all. we have to worry about how much they have put away. blixt says hinks -- we need to look at the two facilities. under the agreement that the clinton administration reached, north korea agreed to place in storage fuel removed last spring rom a five megawatt graphite reactor. u.s. republican senators pro tested in a letter to president bill clinton that this reversed long-standing u.s. policy because it allowed the north koreans to hang onto the spent fuel rods and would delay for several years the inspection of suspect sites. the accord shows it is always possible to get an agreement when you give enough away said senator do
Nov 21, 2013 1:00am EST
closely aligned. nowhere is this more evident than in confronting the threat that north korea poses to international peace and security. the regime threatens its neighbors. pyongyang proliferates dangerous goods and technology. it seeks to expand its nuclear weapons arsenal and its long-range missile program. it is in flagrant violation of international law. consequently, one of our most pressing security rules is to roll back the threat posed by north korea's nuclear and other wmd programs. we are prepared for negotiations. they need to be authentic and credible and get at the entirety of north korea's nuclear program. it must result in concrete and irreversible steps forward the nuclearization. pyongyang's attempt to engage in dialogue while keeping critical elements of its weapons programs unning are not acceptable. they will not succeed. we will continue to join with international partners, especially china, to increase pressure on north korea to denuclearize. we will do what is necessary to defend ourselves and our llies. there will continue to be costs for future provocations.
Nov 21, 2013 5:00am PST
with more on this developing story. cate. >> reporter: frank, experts say north korea hasn't acknowledged it's holding him and the state department isn't confirming he is the american detained. 85-year-old korean war veteran merrill newman was on his way back home to palo alto but he was detained off his flight. >> i feel like it's a bad movie or something. i still can't believe and we've known quite a while that it's real. i just feel he's the easiest man to talk to and the nicest and i can't believe this could happen. >> reporter: neighbors and friends know him to be adventurous. they can't make sense of his detainment. >> an old retired guy, i mean, what's the threat exactly? >> reporter: a north korean expert from stanford is also looking for answers. >> this is unfortunately a kind of barbaric behavior on the part of the north koreans. you have to wonder why this happened. >> reporter: newman's son told anderson cooper the day before his flight his father met with north korean officials who talked about his army experience in the korean war. newman apparently thought nothing of it until
Nov 1, 2013 10:00pm EDT
to spread influence in their effort to try iran,ack this country, north korea, the nuclear programs moving forward. i came back to federal service and returned to washington. object is. two major one was to restore the credibility of the agency that had been badly damaged and that is what the president asked me to do. second was to disrupt, dismantle, and ultimately defeat the terrorists to attack this country on 9/11. of cia is made up professionals. they are not republican. they are not democrats. they are political. public servants, good americans, who come to work every day looking to do what's best for this country to keep america safe, to keep america safe. that's the key. that's the key to what the cia and intelligence agencies are all about. the president also asked that i go after bin laden. at that time, the trail was pretty cold. we had a team at langley responsible for the mission and i asked for weekly updates. , we learned how difficult it would be in the struggle to try to find bin laden and his leadership. on number two, al- zawahiri. we had an asset and we were theg to mee
Nov 8, 2013 10:00am PST
full support behind president x press building process and made it clear that north korea must it be and this nuclear weapons program in a complete and irreversible manner. but this year marking the fiftieth anniversary since korea and the eu established diplomatic ties president that get the key leaders describe themselves as well. natural for years and reaffirm their commitment to further strengthening their strategic partnership on the issues raised in the bilateral to the global. oh i think it is brussels. back here and they showed in what's becoming a familiar refrain that national suddenly find itself that locks once again. yet another political conflict between the rival camps the main opposition democratic party boycotted every scheduled parliamentary meeting on friday in protest of what they say is an unfair probe by the prosecution into the missing two thousandseven into korean summit transcript instead he has demanded that a special probe be launched into last year's presidential election process. as a result of the walkout all of friday's plenary sessions were canc
Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
including the u.s. >> north korea may be trying to nuclearan aging reactor. the international atomic energy agency has seen indicators including steam and water. north korea said it would not give up its nuclear ambitions until it ends what north korea calls hostile u.s. policies. ona police involved shooting eb street in brunswick. investigators say the confrontation with an intoxicated man led to the shooting. the man pointed a gun at an officer. the officer fired six rounds. the officer is on paid administrative leave while the shooting is under investigation. baltimore'sund near inner harbor identified as that of a missing d.c. woman. the -- heissing from went missing from fells point september 23. no details on how he could've died at this time. an accident that took the life of a construction worker. mcdonnellvernor bob talks about his future and what's ahead for him. >> on this holiday, a special treat. coming >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. day tragedyiving for one family after a construction worker is killed in silver spring. the 56-year-old worker fell and hi
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
with north korea? covered north there are two analogies that come up all the time. 1938, munich, the not cease -- nazis. the other one is iran is north korea. >> [inaudible] >> the nature of the regimes are different and the agreements are different. north koreans cheated and therefore, the iranians will cheat. this was the 1994 agreement that clinton reached with kim jong-il in north korea. agreed for 10ans years the agreement worked. the north koreans kept their plutonium reactor. the united states delivered heavy fuel oil. the u.s. deliveries were often late because congress would not appropriate the money on time. this was a perpetual problem that north koreans talked about. the reactors were never completed. negotiations continued with the north koreans. went to northight korea in 2000. they were talking about negotiating a deal on north korea's missiles as well. the negotiations went well. bill clinton had to decide and flip a coin at the end of his presidency whether he was going to go to earth korea or try to finalize an arab -- israeli peace agreement. wrong choice. , c
Nov 4, 2013 7:00am EST
, where nuclear threats and provocations from north korea were met with rewards and coddling followed by renewed threats. otherwise north korea will continue to further pursue nuclear capability and we will come to a point where this situation will be even harder to crack, where we will be talking about whether north korea should or should not possess them, but where their demands such an will be calling for arms reduction and arms talks. it will be more difficult to deal with this issue. >> all over again, as you said, your position is that the community should not be awarding north korean provocations. let's take a look at what has been done over the past three and a half years. in the southldiers korean islands, they have ,aunched long-range rockets carrying a nuclear tests, saying that they will reopen the reactor facility and recently saying that they will continue testing long-range rocket despite the international outcry. why are people talking about fox. important, but at some point we must stick to our principal as well. while we would keep the door open for by a lot of, we m
Nov 30, 2013 7:00am PST
made it back from his tr to north korea. what the country is now admitting. >>> i love this man. he's working hard and doing the best he can. >> the first lady takes on the critics. >>> it's 7:00 a.m. on this saturdays morning, november 30th. good morning. i'm mark kelly. ann has the mog off. ro berta gonzales is with us. >> we have nothing but clear skies into the city of san francisco. good morning. this is it. fog lines the coast and into the bay. above it a stream of high clouds. visibility restricted along the immediate seashore. in an inland areas taking a live at our live kpix 5 weather camera just stop and go awe. we'll have your complete forecast coming up. >>> we begin the mayhem from black friday. year after year black friday madness seems to escalate. this is in pennsylvania where a woman used a taser on another shopper during an all out brawl inside a mall outside philadelphia. >> [screaming] >> in texas more trampling over $78 tvs at a wal-mart. the pushing turned to shoving and then police had to pin down one woman. the customer who shot this video was buying cough
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Nov 27, 2013 2:00pm EST
of americans could spend their holidays as captives in iran and north korea. >>> and winter weather could make the thanksgiving get away dangerous. >> we'll have all the latest in just a moment. what could be another blow the roll out of the affordable care act. the white house giving small businesses more time to enroll for coverage. the news coming on the eve of the deadline to fix problems of . mike viqueira is at the white house. we're heading to the holiday dump which appears to be more bad news for the administration. >> reporter: it's a cascading affect from all the problems that obama has had with the roll out of the affordable act. the official news just released moments ago is that this online component for small businesses, del, if you're a small business defined as having 50 or fewer employees. you want to supply your employees with insurance. offer it through your business. now you cannot do that online. the goal was to have that up and running this month. there is an one-year delay, largely the result of all the problems, and the glitches that have been the result
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Nov 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
-old american's alleged apology to north korea. >>> and today is the self imposed deadline that president obama promised the healthcar website will be working for most people. >>> syria's civil war continues to hos flood into neighbor countries. 2.2 million people have thread syria and taken up in other countries. many are living in camps of plastic tents to protect them from the elements. we have reports from camps in jordan. >> reporter: thermal blankets and clothing distribution has just started at this camp. you can see behind me there are hundreds of refugee who is are queuing to receive these items on the first day of direction, which is always stress busy. the high thermal blankets are a valuable commodity, especially important for residents and refugee who is are still living inside plastic tents and have much less protection from the rain and the cold and the wind in the winter. now aid agencies are also distributing clothing kits for babies and children up to the age of five. what you see in these boxes behind me includes enough winter clothing for 24,000 children. now
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Nov 22, 2013 2:00pm EST
of north korea, the state department con officialing that north korea has detained a u.s. citizen. he was reportedly taken off of a plane after his nine-day trip to north korea. he has not been in contact with anyone since then. but today his wife lee asked the government to release her husband. the family has been working with the state department and the swedish embassy to secure the release of the veteran. north korea has not made any public comments about holding him. >>> coming up next on al jazeera america, people won't forget where they were own the day they found out that jfk had died. we'll give you a time line when we come back. >> we find the fault lines that run through communities. >> the shooting happened about 30 minutes ago. >> companies... >> the remains of the fire are still everywhere here. >> the powers that be at home and around the world... >> not only do they not get compensation but you don't even have to explain why? >> well thats exactly what i said. >> we question authority. >> so you said we could get access... >> that's enough! >> ... and those affected. >
Nov 1, 2013 8:30pm PDT
challenges he said he isn't concerned about north korea's nuclear and missile development programs the chinese incursions into japanese court as in the east tennessee. julie boyd for you no secret to keeping the difference exchanges between japan and russia. it is important not only for our countries but also for the security environment in the asia pacific region owned assets including discussions but the russians did not indicate any change in the japanese that any nation to continue working for peace. he was a ninety second gm this release is visiting japan agreed to help deal with the pumpkin on a sacrificial and nineteen click on it. accompanied by tackling a kit car company presents no means to say he's taking equipment that including miles east to monitor the spread of underground contamination and comscore a movie made inactive or ten credits to the ocean. they put in the sand eel as an angel to honor such as a liking on technologies to contain contaminated quartet and they in mind be of help. the knees and he doesn't need to beef up technical cooperation in high heels most
Nov 27, 2013 12:00am PST
their name here, what about the comparison between this deal and the deals of north korea. he said oh, they're completely different. north korea was a member of the npt, the nonproliferation -- iran has renounced nuke career weapons. north korea was a member of the npt until after ten years they decided to leaf it. iran can leave it. every one of those three things that kerry mentioned are relate trick which is reversible. let me finish this time. what is needed is concrete dismantling of their program, not promises, not words. but verified dismantling and there's nothing in this agreement that does that. >> first of all there is something concrete which is they're going to dissolve the 20% enriched uranium. the question is for you, short of war, short of a disasterous, absolutely horrific abomination, a repeat of the worst thing that i have seen in my lifetime, which is the iraq war, short of that, what is the solution then? >> -- not suddenly believe promises when we have evidence over the last ten years that shea have they have every intention of -- which is also by the way going to come
Nov 27, 2013 10:00am PST
in northeast asia. to what south korea and united states wants north korea today oh six three zero the stalled six party talks aimed at breaking out of international isolation in return for giving up its nuclear program had a serious pollution crisis at treating the health and environmental problems and every day. for some carbs in korea is generating big business opportunities the stories and more next time. seo prime time nears its wednesday november twenty seven here in korea microphone line in the common things so much for joining us we begin this evening with the escalating tensions in the north east asia region where china and its neighbors are fighting for control of waters in the east and south china sea from south korea's warning of consequences resulting from time as a parent part brad and everything to us setting fire to the disputed so happens that he has our top story what mr you get that fact china's new arrogant and found that overlap with those of kirby and japan will further complicate hot plate in northeast asia. in his keynote speech at a forum on wednesday. korea's top dipl
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